Electronic Arts Inc., a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment, announced that Mr. Kofi A. Bruce will be nominated to EA’s Board of Directors at EA’s 2021 annual stockholders meeting. Mr. Bruce is expected to be appointed to EA’s Audit Committee.
Mr. Bruce is a transformational executive with more than 20 years of finance, operational strategies, and risk management experience at public, consumer-facing businesses. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for General Mills, one of the world’s largest food companies.
Mr. Bruce joined General Mills in 2009 and has held various finance leadership roles and served as General Mills’ Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Treasurer before his appointment as Chief Financial Officer. He is a committed supporter of the company’s environmental, social, and governance focus, and serves on the company’s Social Impact committee.
Prior to General Mills, Mr. Bruce served in a variety of senior finance management roles with Ecolab and Ford Motor Company.
“We are delighted to welcome Kofi to the Electronic Arts board,” said Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts. “In addition to his breadth of financial expertise across global consumer brands, Kofi is a values-driven leader who will bring new perspectives and insights to our board as we continue to drive further growth, innovation and new experiences for our players.”
“I’ve long admired Electronic Arts’ ability to inspire the world to play through its entertaining, engaging and diverse games. That has never been so evident as this past year, where we saw just how powerful EA’s gaming experiences can be to virtually connect players across generations, cultures and geographies,” said Mr. Bruce. “Coming off a strong year, the future is bright and I’m honored to join the board and the entire EA team during this exciting time of transformative growth and opportunity.”
Mr. Bruce continues to serve on the Board of Directors for non-profit Lifeworks Services, and is also an Aspen Fellow at The Aspen Finance Leaders Fellowship. He received a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.